For all of our students, parents, teachers – that every student has adults in their lives walking with them in unconditional love, modeling patience and trust in God.
Children's Rescue Center:
Good health for all staff, volunteers, and those we serve
Pray for children to find their identity in Christ.
Homeless families and families struggling with addictive parents.
Divine direction for dreaming with regard to new outreaches
Choosing Hope Adoptions:
For visibility across Ohio
Hiring some new employees
Continued guidance and direction from God and His plan for us serving different populations.
Wisdom and discernment as we work with hurting people.
Clark County Fuller Center for Housing:
For volunteers working at our new construction sites
For low-income families who want to become homeowners
For stronger connections with local churches
For a stronger sense of unity among local Christian non-profits
For a successful spiritual transition from Fuller Center affiliation to Habitat for Humanity
Clark County Jail Chaplaincy:
For a few female inmates that are currently on fire for Jesus - that they would be discipled upon release
Working an event, finding the right people with a favorable presentation, and a response of funding.
Prayers for funding from Sheriff's office, Clark county commissioners, city community businesses, churches, and individuals
Starting a new series. Funding for it, produce it a high quality, and have a powerful impact on all inmates
For a smooth transition with the volunteer base and favor with the upcoming grant opportunities
Praise – new female volunteer connecting well with inmates & staff
Praise – another female is in the wings to be a volunteer
Eagle and Dove:
Sam Brewer to recover from pancreas problems
For 2 students in abuse situations
Nick Craycraft to recover from massive series of seizures and the fall that added to the trauma
Dave Speas in recovery from second eye surgery on 7/10/19
Encompass Connection Center:
Blessing on new initiatives to support families in parent-children relationships. We appreciate local community funding for this adventure!
Looking for additional partnerships to connect with couples, families, and organizations that need relationship resources.
Wisdom and insight on increasing visibility to reach more relationships
For Kermit Rowe, as we’ve newly contracted with him for relationship facilitation
For families God is shaping through us
Ongoing healing from surprise surgery for Ronda Nissley
Family and Youth Initiatives:
Need volunteers at all networks and the main office with heart and passion for sharing the love of Christ
Opportunities to build champions for hope
Nikki and Pat are now co-directors - pray for wisdom in working together
For new staff members to be a big help to God’s plan for FYI
Young lady who Nikki and Angela are meeting with who now has decided not to get an abortion – PRAISE!
That grants we are writing for will come through – PRAISE – we got the grant!!
We need a new assistant coordinator in the Springfield Parenting Network – PRAISE! Answered!!
New Board members with vision
Transitions into new positions by current staff and for new staffers
The Gathering of the Miami Valley:
Strong finish and next steps with Young Guns 3.0
Grace, discernment, movement as Jeff is transitioning to more of an organizational leader vs. relational leader role
Greater opportunities to partner with churches for men
For more kids to come to know Jesus
Lots of kids at the teen center
Pray for new ROCK director Matt Perrine
New program with detention center to bring more teens to Christ
For one of our teens who recently received Christ into his life; that God may watch over him as he starts his faith journey
Our annual golf scramble and basketball camp in May
Please pray for a volunteer leader that will rise up to help Springfield churches to support first responders in our area.
Pray that ministries that work with hurting, damaged juvenile delinquents be effective and multiplied around the state
Reach kids, Father, and write new stories in their lives!
Pray that the body of Christ grows in generosity in Springfield/Clark County.
Pray for Amy, a mid-50 year old believer and her husband Brian. Amy had diabetes for years; her eyes have deteriorated until she can see only a bit of light in one eye. Please pray that God restores her sight.
God's abundance for financial support
Pray for clarity as we make changes
Pray for continued strengthening of the Board
Pregnancy Resource Clinic:
Prayers for provision of more volunteers to serve in patient care areas: care coordinators, mentors, and male mentors.
Safety and protection over our volunteers and building
Prayers for the abortion minded/determined women we’ve seen an increase in changed hearts for life
Continued financial provision in unexpected ways
Safe Harbor House:
Pray for graduates – that they will continue flourishing and healing
Several residents in the first 90 days of the program - pray for their first layer of healing
Pray for sex-trafficking victims in Ohio (ranked 4th or 5th in the nation)
Pray for the work of Safe Harbor to spread throughout the Miami Valley and the entire state of Ohio to spread to potential new champions
That leadership transition would continue to be smooth. Grace, strength, and wisdom for our new E.D. Linda Mortensen.
Springfield City Youth Mission (SCYM):
Pray for Brent Parke, one of our mentors and Board members who is fighting cancer
Pray for new students being matched with a mentor
Pray for continued strength, wisdom, and overflowing love for volunteers and staff
Pray for upcoming Camp Boosts
Pray for 3 mentoring students that are dealing with recent traumatic events
The Sonshine Club:
God's guidance in fundraising and revamping The Sonshine Clubs
Our Golf outing August 26th – that it would be fruitful
Prayers for Baby Asher that God will keep him healthy and give him strength
Volunteers for next year!!!!!!
Pray for the right few people to start Young Life at Kenton Ridge (we have two new leaders trying to start)
Pray for YoungLives – we have our new coordinator who is starting to raise money to start it – she starts Part-time in August
We have 14 new leaders all around Clark County who don’t know what they are doing! 😊 Pray for wisdom.
Camp trip July 11-17th for Tecumseh and Northeastern kids